Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Acadiana Regional Airport (KARA)

Lat: 30.03°NLon: 91.88°WElev: 13ft.

Fog/Mist

64°F

18°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 3 Mar 2:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Erath LA

Dense Fog Advisory until March 3, 09:00am
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Dense Fog Advisory
  •  
    Dense Fog Advisory until March 3, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Sun

    Dense Fog Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Areas of dense fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Areas Dense
    Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Areas of dense fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Areas Dense
    Fog then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Patchy fog after 8pm. Low around 64. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Patchy fog between 11pm and 1am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Areas of dense fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Areas of dense fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Patchy fog after 8pm. Low around 64. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Patchy fog between 11pm and 1am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Erath LA
 29.95°N 92.03°W
2:46 am CST Mar 3, 2024
3am CST Mar 3, 2024-6pm CST Mar 9, 2024
 
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